One Broken Mom

One Broken Mom
Ameé is not Mother of The Year. Nor is she is a parenting expert with degrees in child psychology. Ameé, in fact, failed at being a mother.Her path to parenthood started with genuine intention and optimism. But unable to understand and manage her i…

Broken Mom: Mom of 18
Jul 14 • 64 min
Jenn has gone through a period of infertility and then seven pregnancies, a miscarriage that nearly killed her, and has 12 years of foster parenting under her belt. She’s been divorced, a single mom and experienced life with a blended family. In this…
Bouncing Back From Abuse As A Single Mom
Jul 7 • 56 min
Each year many people choose to remain in abusive and violent relationships because the fear of starting over is greater than the fear of the abuse. Learn how one mother did it and now helps others do the same.
How to Find Love After A Relationship With a Narcissist with Wendy Behary
Jun 30 • 63 min
Tired of meeting and dating the same kind of toxic person? Listen as Amee & Wendy talk strategies for dating than can help you avoid another relationship with a narcissist.
The Mama’s Boy Myth: Unraveling the Big Lie with Kate Stone Lombardi
Jun 23 • 55 min
Mother’s are a sons first relationship and yet for generations, mom’s have been driven away from forming close bonds to their boys. In this episode, hear why this must change.
Healing From Childhood PTSD with Anna Runkle
Jun 16 • 58 min
Learn how the PTSD that we are familiar with veterans, first responders, and victims of violence can also occur when children experience adverse events that most adults wouldn’t view as traumatic.
How the Brain Changes in a Relationship with a Narcissist with Dr. Rhonda Freeman
Jun 9 • 50 min
Ever wonder why people stay in abusive relationships or return to the abuser? Learn how the brain changes during a toxic relationship and why separating is so hard.
Why Women Don’t Know Their Financial Worth with Dr. Brad Klontz
Jun 2 • 48 min
The statistics are grim and appalling - women are clearly disadvantaged when it comes to wealth and money. So, the current thinking is that if more women are taught “financial literacy”, this can change it. However, the statistics include all women - high…
What To Do When Your Teen is Acting Like an A-Hole with Jax Anderson
May 26 • 59 min
it’s always really easy to parent when things are good and pat yourself on the back for your awesome skills but messy feelings are a part of life and knowing how to parent our teens when they are at their worst can be key to their emotional health and…
Becoming a Trauma-Informed Parent: Suzy DeYoung
May 19 • 51 min
Suzy is a parenting coach as well as an outreach specialist. After a traumatic experience with her own son years ago, she recognized a need in better understanding how to prepare for the residual effects of the stored trauma.
Season 2 Intro: My Broken Mom
May 12 • 32 min
For the first time, Amee shares a few of the details of her life with her own mother, including the “night that broke” her.
Ending the Cycle of Narcissistic Relationships with Wendy Behary
Mar 31 • 57 min
Leaving a narcissistic person can be very hard but learning how to stop the cycle of repeating those relationships can be even harder.
Understanding our History of Parenting
Mar 24 • 51 min
Understanding what our parents and grandparents learned about parenting and experience can be key to seeing how childhood trauma can be passed down from one generation to the next.
Our Sons, Our Men, Our Relationships
Mar 16 • 65 min
In the wake of #metoo, what do we really need to teach our sons about relationships?
How Moms Need to Talk To Our Daughters about Sexuality
Mar 10 • 33 min
Mothers play a much larger role in teaching daughters about sexuality than ever realized. Listen to author and speaker Joyce McFadden tell us what our daughters say they want from their mothers when learning about sexuality.
Understanding Childhood Emotional Neglect with Dr. Jonice Webb
Mar 3 • 54 min
Emotional neglect is the parent’s failure to respond enough to a child’s emotional needs. Learn how to see if this happened to you and how to keep from doing it with your own children.
1.37 Mental Health and Pop Culture: What TV & Movies Can Teach Us
Feb 24 • 49 min
Ever wonder what our choices in movies or TV shows might tell us about our own mental wellness?
1.36 How Rheumatoid Disorders, Trauma, and Physiology May Be Linked
Feb 17 • 82 min
Isolating the psychological triggers along with managing your nervous system’s automatic responses can be key to managing your rheumatoid arthritis. Listen as Amee shares personal experience with Dr. Mead, who provide the medical & scientific explanations…
1.35 Mind Over Money: Unraveling the Big Lies About Money Problems with Dr. Brad Klontz
Feb 10 • 57 min
Just about everyone believes the “Big Lie” about personal finance. It’s the belief that your financial difficulties are your fault; that they stem from your being lazy, crazy, or stupid, or are beyond your ability to manage. Well, they aren’t true and…
1.34 What You Need to Know About Neuroscience
Feb 3 • 60 min
What you don’t know about the latest scientific findings in brain development could be hurting you and your children. Learn about the ground-breaking overlap in psychology and biology in this episode.
1.33 Narcissistic Mother: The Scapegoat Child
Jan 27 • 57 min
Michelle Piper and Amee are back to discuss The Scapegoat Child and their role in the narcissistic mother’s life and how they live as adults
1.32 It’s Not a Myth - Real Men Feel
Jan 19 • 57 min
Meet Andy Grant and listen as he and Ameé tackle the topic of men’s mental health and the movement to get men to realize they are humans too
1.31 One Broken Mom: Recovering Mom
Jan 13 • 46 min
Amee interviews a fellow “Broken Mom”, Melissa Kreutz. Melissa is a recovering alcoholic who became a mother while on her journey of sobriety.
1.30 How Trauma Affects Learning
Jan 6 • 54 min
Exposure to trauma is very common for children and emerging research is showing that these traumatic events do impact a child’s functioning in school.
1.29 Love Addiction & Relationships with Dr. Alexandra Katehakis
Dec 29, 2018 • 50 min
Listen as Amee interviews Dr. Alexandra Katehakis, a nationally-recognized expert in the field of sex and love addiction, and learn how a preoccupation with finding Mr. or Ms. Right can actually be a warning sign of a deeper concern.
1.28 Healing Trauma in Our Body
Dec 17, 2018 • 50 min
Amee brings Karin Bell, a licensed Somatic Experience therapist to talk about her work with mothers and how she helps them break the inter-generational chain of trauma.
1.27 Childhood Trauma and Our Health
Dec 1, 2018 • 68 min
If you experienced adverse conditions or traumatic events in your childhood, you may be at a greater risk for developing a chronic illness or condition. Listen to learn more!
1.26 Adult Children of Emotionally-Immature Parents with Dr. Lindsay Gibson
Nov 17, 2018 • 66 min
Every wonder why you can’t seem to connect fully with your own parents or why you seem to gravitate to emotionally-neglectful relationships?
1.25 Narcissism: The Life of the Mascot Child
Nov 4, 2018 • 55 min
Being the class clown or the “funny” sibling in a narcissistic family is no laughing matter. Listen as Ameé asks Michelle Piper to describe what life is really like for the “jester.”
1.24 Understanding The Teenage Brain
Oct 27, 2018 • 61 min
What started as a topic to talk about bringing a reluctant child into therapy evolved into a much larger discussion of what is really going in the brain during the incredibly important years between 12 to 25 years old.
1.23 Narcissistic Mom: The Holiday Episode
Oct 19, 2018 • 63 min
Want to know how to survive the holidays with a narcissistic mother or mother-in-law? It can be done!
1.22 How to NOT Eff Up Your Child Athlete
Oct 11, 2018 • 57 min
Screaming and yelling at your child athlete is NOT a part of the game and is doing more harm than you think to your kids
1.21 Narcissim: The Life of The Lost Child
Sep 30, 2018 • 63 min
Families that have experience intensity such as addiction or change in socio-economic conditions, like divorce, can leave children wayward. Learn about the long-term impacts that these children can experience.
1.20 Understanding Your Kid at College
Sep 22, 2018 • 52 min
Learn how to prep your kid for the rigors of college and find out about a new platform schools are using to get students the mental wellness help they need.
1.19 Broken Mom: Perinatal Mood Disorders
Sep 16, 2018 • 75 min
Did you know that postpartum depression and other perinatal mood disorders are easily treatable by only 30% of the woman who need actually receive it? Listen to learn more.
1.18 How To Raise Children Who Won’t Have to Recover From Their Childhood with Pam Leo
Aug 24, 2018 • 55 min
Hear from Pam Leo herself on how to form deep connections with our children so that grow into healthy adults.
1.17 Emotional Development From 0-12 Months
Aug 21, 2018 • 70 min
Amee speaks with a parent educator about what parents should understand about baby’s development in the first year of life
1.16 Narcissism and Understanding The Golden and The Hero Child
Aug 12, 2018 • 45 min
Narcissistic parents split off their own personalities and assign them to their children. Learn about two of these roles in this episode.
1.15 Broken Moms: Emotionally-Immature Mom with Dr. Lindsay Gibson
Aug 5, 2018 • 44 min
Did you ever feel growing up that your parents just didn’t “get” you? Or did you sometimes think you were more of the adult than they were? Hear about how emotionally-immature parents can affect the lives of their children from Dr. Lindsay Gibson.
1.14 A How-To Guide For Choosing A Therapist
Aug 2, 2018 • 54 min
Learn the differences between mental health professionals as well as what it’s like finding and working with a therapist.
1.13 Men Have Feelings Too Apparently
Jul 31, 2018 • 42 min
Men have feelings too but unfortunately, due to stigmas and culture, they don’t always get the support when they need. This episode talks about a successful online resource called
1.11 Broken Moms: Millennial Mom
Jul 27, 2018 • 56 min
Meet Aminah Haghighi. She has a podcast called Unapparenthood — a weekly program that tells the true stories about pregnancy, parenthood, and entrepreneurship for first time, millennial parents. Aminah and Amee talk about what it was like to grow u…
1.10 What Are Our Daughters Trying To Tell Us?
Jul 23, 2018 • 30 min
With suicide in teen girls rising in the United States, understanding and connecting with our daughters is more important than ever these days.
1.9 Broken Moms: The Narcissistic Mom
Jul 18, 2018 • 41 min
Growing up with a self-centered mother is not only painful and confusing during childhood but it will also impact how you choose people to be around as an adult. Listen to Michelle Piper, a therapist who specializes in treating survivors of narcissistic…
1.12 The Toxic Power of “I Love You” in a Co-Dependent Relationship
Jul 16, 2018 • 13 min
Moving on from a co-dependent relationship can be extremely hard, especially if both partners are telling each other they love them.
1.8 - What Parents Need to Know About Teens & Bullying with Jax Anderson
Jul 6, 2018 • 33 min
Parents, educators and teens are all frustrated with bullies so this episode focuses on a sure-fire way to diffuse any bully.
1.7 - Tips For Strengthening Your Relationship With Your Teen
Jul 2, 2018 • 37 min
Meet Jax Anderson, the “Psyko Therapist”, while she talks with Amee about different strategies for parents to use to help better understand the teenage mind.
1.6 - Against Medical Advice: A Personal Story About Teen Suicide Attempts
Jun 30, 2018 • 29 min
Against Medical Advice is the personal, inside look at a family dealing with the struggles of teen suicide and its impacts.
1.5 - (5) Signs That Your Child Might Benefit From Counseling
Jun 28, 2018 • 34 min
Special Guest, Dr. Janet Birkey, talks with Amee and share the (5) signs parents should pay attention to with their kids that might mean they need some extra attention.
1.4 - Henry’s Story & The Mom Left Behind
Jun 22, 2018 • 45 min
How are you affected as “Mom” when your dad does the unbelievable and takes his own life? Listen to one daughter’s story.
1.2 - Broken Beyond Repair
May 25, 2018 • 45 min
What is life like when your mom is broken beyond repair? A story of life after suicide told by the son’s who were left behind.
1.3 - When You Might Not Be the Hero You Thought
May 25, 2018 • 22 min
Are you a superhero who lives to help others? If so, there is a real chance that narcissism could be your kryptonite but not in the way you think.
1.1 - One Broken Mom Introduction
May 16, 2018 • 21 min
An introduction to the content & topics covered on the One Broken Mom podcast.